Author: Holly Huitt

  • Save a Buck and Stay Cool: A Handy Homemade Smoothie Guide

    [See More Recipes: Beet Gazpacho from MyMoon | Sweet Tea Done Right] You know what’s really satisfying when it’s hot out and you don’t want to hate yourself? Smoothies. You know what’s unbelievably, remarkably stupid-expensive? Smoothies. We’ve all been there. You walk into your nearest juice bar and you think to yourself, “I’m getting a […]

  • The 50 Shades of Grey Guide to Eating Out

    See More Good Stuff: Froyo Illustrations in Park Slope Who Needs Butter? Avocado on Toast Pigs-in-Blankets for Adults! You could skip through 50 Shades of Grey, reading only the sex scenes, but you’d miss out on so much. Like witty email exchanges between the main characters, Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, or extensive three-way discussion […]

  • Noodles: Hand-Pulled or Knife-Peeled? A Helpful Guide (That Might Save Your Life!)

    [See More Taste Tests: Froyo by Grand Central | Pac Man-Shaped Halloumi Cheese] If someone plopped down two steaming bowls of noodle soup and asked you which was knife-peeled and which was hand-pulled, what would you do? What if they said your life depended on correctly identifying which is which? ] You would panic. Then […]

  • Sweet Tea Done Right: A Southern Dad Knows Best

    [See More Drink Up: Sriracha Ice Cream Shake Returns | 5 Boozy Sweets in New York | Solve Your Hangover with the “Hangover Helper” Let’s get one thing straight: A packet of sugar and a glass of unsweetened iced tea does not a sweet tea make. Er, in other words: True Southern sweet tea isn’t […]

  • Halloumi Cheese: Sweet, Savory, and Pac-Man Shaped

    [See More Taste Test: 5 Boozy Sweets Meant to Start a Buzz in New York | Porchetta’s Lebanese Chicken Sandwich | Spring Garden: New Contender for Brooklyn’s Best Dim Sum] If Halloumi was single and it had an online dating profile, it would probably say, “Hi, I’m a cheese from Cyprus. My friends describe me […]

  • Wonton Soup: Avoid the Delivery Spills and Make It at Home

    [See More Recipes: Sriracha Ice Cream Shake: With Booze! | Marijuana Brownies: The Best Way To Make Them | Creamy Vegetable Chowder from Tocqueville] Wonton soup is a love/hate kind of soup. Sloppy in a good way, filling, cheap, feels like a healthier choice than pork fried rice–it seems to be a great idea. Then […]

  • Australians Do It Right: Avocado on Toast; Who Needs Butter?

    [See More Good Stuff: What Should I Do with This Lamb Head? | Trying To Beat the Heat? Check Out Korean Naeng Myun | Photos: The New Amsterdam Market’s Dairy Fair] Forget everything you thought you knew about what you wanted for brunch. No more gloggy, room-temperature eggs benedict or sugar stuffed french toast topped […]

  • Solve Saturday’s Hangover with Bittersweet Cafe’s “Hangover Helper” Sandwich: It Actually Works!

    [ See More Drink Up: Stay Awake for Sex and ‘Afterplay’ with Dr. Ruth’s New Wine | The Cocktail We Drank ‘All Fucking Day Long’ | Baoguette Café’s Black Sesame Milkshake: It’s Not What You Think ] You had too much to drink, yet again. The crew’s all here: headache, dry mouth, the general feeling […]